letters to infinity

  • Manuel J Peña
  • Manuel J Peña
  • Manuel J Peña
  • Christian Lee Rodriguez
    Director of Photography
  • Luisa Benavides
    Key Cast
    "Maria "
  • Nic Denison
    Key Cast
  • Rosana Maisonet
    Production Designer
  • Matthew Skara
    1st Assistant Director
  • Madeline Carstens
    2nd Assistant Director
  • Mario Fabrizio Marini
    Camera Team
  • Yareliz Tortelli
    Camera Team
  • Shiam Vega
    Camera Team
  • Raymond Rose
    Script Supervisor
  • Ryan Besette
    Script Supervisor
  • Keyonte Daniels
    Sound Mixer
  • Hallie Weegar
    Sound Mixer
  • Collin Tagerty
    Boom Op.
  • Giovanni Elrich
  • Caitlin Blanchard
  • Guillermo A. Villanka
  • Josiah Sanchez
  • Jackson Hartman
  • Samuel Echeverri
    Dolly Grip
  • Joselein Gonzalez
    Makeup & Hair
  • Anthony Berrios
    Production Assistants
  • Amani Gladney
    Production Assistants
  • Isabela Machuca
    Production Assistants
  • Jason Hagler
    Production Assistants
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Letras al Infinito
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Romance, Drama
  • Runtime:
    4 minutes 47 seconds
  • Production Budget:
    1,200 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Puerto Rico
  • Country of Filming:
    Puerto Rico, United States
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Full Sail University
Director Biography - Manuel J Peña

Manuel J. Peña was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and grew up in a family of artists who motivated him to pursue a career as an actor and dancer from an early age in the theater. At 10 years old, he was already producing shows in the garage of his house. During his adolescence, he entered the world of cinema and audiovisual content, working as a producer, director and writer. His web series "The Funny Club Show" was a huge success. Amazingly, at the age of 16, he managed to produce his first feature film titled "Yunque Forest: Area 51". He began his studies at Atlantic University College where he managed to make his first short films "El Camping" and "11:11" Determined to continue developing as a filmmaker, at the age of 19, Manuel decided to continue his studies at Full Sail University. There he had the opportunity to further expand his knowledge and skills in the field of cinema.

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Director Statement

"Letras al Infinito" is a deeply moving short film that explores the universal theme of love's enduring power. Through captivating visuals and heartfelt performances, we aim to convey the transformative nature of love and its ability to transcend the boundaries of life and death.

The story unfolds in an elegant restaurant, where Maria, a young waitress, and Javier, a charismatic man, share a shy smile that sparks an instant connection. As their love blossoms, their lives become filled with joy and adventure, captivating the audience with their heartfelt journey.

However, tragedy strikes when Maria becomes critically ill. On her deathbed, she clings to a love letter that symbolizes their eternal bond. In her final moments, Maria's words offer solace and guidance to Javier, assuring him that her presence will persist in the spiritual realm.

In an empty apartment, Javier finds solace in clinging to Maria's letter, cherishing their love and the memories they shared. Through this intimate portrayal, we seek to remind audiences of the profound impact love can have on our lives, even in the face of loss and adversity.

"Letras al Infinito" invites viewers to reflect on the enduring power of love, evoking emotions and touching their hearts. We aim to create a cinematic experience that resonates with audiences, reminding them that love transcends life's boundaries and leaves an indelible mark on our souls.

Through this film, we hope to inspire and provoke contemplation, leaving a lasting impression on viewers as they witness the profound beauty and resilience of the human spirit. "Letras al Infinito" is a testament to the timeless and transformative nature of love, offering a poignant exploration of its eternal presence in our lives.